Amanda Baugh, Civic and Community Engagement, Director

Kent Baxter, English, Department Chair

Tim Black, Philosophy, Department Chair

Brian Burkhart, American Indian Studies, Director

Douglas Carranza, Central American Studies, Department Chair

Ranita Chatterjee, Liberal Studies, Director

Simone Curry, Student Services Center/EOP, Advisor

Gabriel Gutiérrez, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Department Chair

Kenneth Luna, Linguistics, Department Chair

Vanessa Martinez, Graduation and Retention Specialist

Gina Masequesmay, Asian American Studies, Department Chair

Breny Mendoza, Gender and Women’s Studies, Department Chair

Jody Myers, Jewish Studies, Director

Adrián Peréz-Boluda, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Department Chair

Mary-Pat Stein, Queer Studies, Director

Rick Talbott, Religious Studies, Department Chair

Nayereh Tohidi, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Director

Marvin Villanueva, Student Services Center/EOP, Director

Elizabeth Whirledge, Manager, Academic Resources


Research Centers and Institutes

Center for Ethics and Values
Director: Kristina Meshelski, (818) 677-2757

Center for the Humanities (College umbrella)
(818) 677-3301

Center for Study of Peoples of the Americas
Gabriel Gutiérrez, (818) 677-2735

Central American Research and Policy Institute
Director: Freya Rojo, (818) 677-7031

China Institute
Director: Weimin Sun, (818) 677-6461

Institute for Gender Globalization and Democracy
Director: Jane Bayes, (310) 459-7151

The Center for the Digital Humanities
Director: Scott Kleinman

CSUN Women’s Research and Resource Center
Director: Shira Brown, (818) 677-2780


Dean: Elizabeth Say
Associate Dean: Sheena Malhotra
(818) 677-3301